Oregon Department of Justice Surveilled “Black Lives Matter” Supporters

Oregon’s Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has confirmed that the Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) conducted online surveillance of “Black Lives Matter” supporters. After a complaint filed by the Urban League of Portland on Nov. 10, it was discovered that the hashtag, “Black Lives Matter,” has been monitored by the DOJ in order to track the social […]

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Mass Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon Raises New Questions

We’ve become numb to this,” President Obama said in a press conference Thursday. “This is something we should politicize, it is relevant to our common life together, to the body politic.” The president was referring to the events of Oct. 1, 2015, when 26-year-old Christopher Harper-Mercer armed with five handguns and one rifle walked into […]

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Portlanders Gather at Candlelight Vigil to Mourn Victims of Roseburg Shooting

Faith leaders, symphony musicians, mourning citizens, and Mayor Charlie Hales, gathered outside City Hall at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 1, for a candlelight vigil following the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore. The shooter killed 10 people, and injured seven more. The vigil, which was attended by approximately 90 people, was held in front […]

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